As part of a 1-year pilot funded by SAMSHA, eight SS/HS sites began implementing the PAXIS Good...
Welcome to the Safe Schools Healthy Students Web site
The Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) initiative encourages schools and communities to work in partnership to create safe and healthy school environments in which youth can learn and develop. School districts partner with law enforcement officials, local mental health authorities, and juvenile justice officials to provide students, schools, and communities the benefit of enhanced, comprehensive services that can promote healthy childhood development and prevent violence and alcohol and other drug use. SS/HS grantees are funded through a federal partnership among the U.S. Departments of Education, Justice, and Health and Human Services.
Show Me How is a 90-second video “commercial” for the SS/HS initiative, produced by the Communication & Social Marketing Center. Using cutting-edge techniques taken from music videos and original music performed by 11- to 13-year old young people, Show Me How depicts the challenges facing youth in our communities and the successful solutions provided by SS/HS. If you have trouble viewing the video below, please visit the SS/HS National Web site.